THE FEDERAL POLYTECHNIC ADO-EKITI
(OFFICE OF THE REGISTRAR)
P.M.B. 5351, ADO-EKITI, EKITI STATE, NIGERIA
VACANCY FOR THE POST OF POLYTECHNIC LIBRARIAN
The Federal Polytechnic, Ado-Ekiti hereby invites applications from suitably qualified candidates to fill the post of the POLYTECHNIC LIBRARIAN of The Federal Polytechnic, Ado-Ekiti which will become vacant on 01/12/2022.
THE POLYTECHNIC LIBRARIAN
The Polytechnic Librarian is the Chief Library Officer and shall be responsible to the Rector for the administration of the Polytechnic Library and co-ordination of the Library Services in the Teaching Units of the Polytechnic. He/She is one of the Principal Officers of the Polytechnic. In addition to proven experience in Library Management and Leadership, the successful candidate must have a demonstrable passion for academic endeavours and must also be credible.
ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS AND QUALITIES
The Candidate for the Post must possess the following qualifications and qualities:
[i] a Doctorate degree (Ph.D) from a recognized Institution in Library Science or Library and Information Science;
[ii] a Master’s degree from a recognized Institution in Library Science or Library and Information Science;
[iii] have a minimum of Second Class Lower division degree or minimum of Lower Credit in Higher National Diploma (HND) in Library Science or Library and Information Science from a recognized Institution;
[iv] a minimum of eighteen (18) years teaching experience in tertiary Institutions, at least eight (8) years of which must have been gained in a Polytechnic or similar TVET Institution;
[v] be currently on the rank of a Chief Librarian from the Polytechnic Sector with not less than three (3) years experience on the rank;
[vi] not more than fifty-nine (59) years of age as at 01/12/2022 (date the post will become vacant).
[vii] demonstrate evidence of strong academic and administrative leadership, initiative and creativity in library policy formulation, good human relation and positive managerial attributes;
[viii] provide evidence of membership of Professional body/bodies in Library recognized by the Federal Government;
[ix] provide evidence of scholarly publications in reputable journals as well as presentation of invited Papers at Educational/Library Conferences, Seminars and Workshops;
[x] be a person who is not likely to pursue racial, gender, political, religious or other sectional interest;
[xi] be morally sound, of impeccable character, proven integrity and free from financial embarrassment;
[xii] be physically and mentally fit [with evidence from a Government hospital]; and
[xiii] be proficient in Information and Communication Technology (ICT).
TERMS OF APPOINTMENT AND CONDITION OF SERVICE
The appointment is for a single tenure of five (5) years in line with Extant Provisions. The salary is consolidated and the appointee shall enjoy any other benefits attached to the position of a Principal Officer of the Polytechnic as approved by the Federal Government.
METHOD OF APPLICATION
Applicants are required to submit typed written copies of their application letter, curriculum vitae and attach photocopies of all relevant documents to their applications (twenty  copies), giving the details in the following order:
[i] Full Name [Surname first and underlined]
[ii] Date and Place of Birth
[iii] State of Origin and Local Government Area
[iv] Nationality and how acquired
[v] Marital Status
[vi] Number and Ages of Children
[vii] Current Postal Address including Telephone Number and e-mail address
[viii] Educational Institutions attended with dates
[ix] Academic and Professional Qualifications obtained with dates
[x] Membership of Professional Bodies/Association
[xi] Honours and Distinctions [if any]
[xii] Academic/Scholarly Publications
[xiii] Conferences attended and Papers presented with dates
[xv] Present Employment to include Status, Duties and any other relevant experience
[xvi] Statement of own vision for the Polytechnic [20 copies]
[xvii] Other activities outside current employment
[xviii] Names and Addresses of three  Referees [Employer, Educational and Personal] who are to forward Confidential Reports directly to the Registrar, The Federal Polytechnic, Ado-Ekiti, such referees should be able to attest to the candidate’s claim to high academic and managerial capabilities as well as to the candidate’s notable uprightness.
[a] Applicants will be required to produce originals of the Certificates and other relevant credentials, if invited for interview, photocopies will not be accepted.
[b] Previous holders of the position in any Tertiary Institution need not apply.
[c] Applications are to be submitted in a sealed envelope and marked ‘APPLICATION FOR THE POST OF POLYTECHNIC LIBRARIAN’ at the top left hand corner and addressed to:
The Federal Polytechnic,
P.M.B. 5351, Ado-Ekiti,
Ekiti State, Nigeria.
Applications are to reach the Office of the Registrar not later than six (6) weeks from the date of this publication.
K.O. Ekanem (Mrs.)